Definition of Transcontinental

1. Adjective. Spanning or crossing or on the farther side of a continent. "A transcontinental city"

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Definition of Transcontinental

1. a. Extending or going across a continent; as, a transcontinental railroad or journey.

Definition of Transcontinental

1. Adjective. Crossing, spanning a continent. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transcontinental

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Literary usage of Transcontinental

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1. The Law of Interstate Commerce and Its Federal Regulation by Frederick Newton Judson (1912)
"The five trade zones in transcontinental traffic,— In the reports referred to ... The applications for relief by the transcontinental carriers from the long ..."

2. Railroad Traffic and Rates by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1911)
"CHAPTER XXIV Transcontinental FREIGHT RATES Competition of water and rail routes between our Atlantic and Pacific seaboards—General effect upon ..."

3. The Story of the Exposition: Being the Official History of the International by Frank Morton Todd (1921)
"The experiences of the party making the transcontinental automobile journey to the Exposition furnish a slight and brief glimpse of the in 7*0)5* stage of ..."

4. The Organization of the Lumber Industry: With Special Reference to the by Wilson Martindale Compton (1916)
"This issue is again illustrated in the history of the transcontinental ... Lumber has since become the largest single item of transcontinental traffic. ..."

5. A History of Missouri by Eugene Morrow Violette (1918)
"Plans for a Transcontinental Road there was no prospect of any great increase in trade with the interior of the State. At the same time that Missourians ..."

6. Railroads, Rates and Regulation by William Zebina Ripley (1913)
"The transcontinental rate system, 395. — High level of charges, 396. — Water competition, 396. — Carload ratings and graded charges, 398. ..."

7. History of the Northern Pacific Railroad by Eugene Virgil Smalley (1883)
"... Street—Formation of the Oregon and Transcontinental Company—Its Objects—A Legal Controversy over an Issue of Northern Pacific Common Stock—Henry Villard ..."

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